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  1. Isla Blair Stars in a Damsel in Distress, Beginning Tonight at ChichesterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    MADE IN DAGENHAM's Isla Blair will play 'Lady Caroline Byng' in A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS at the Chichester Festival Theatre , running tonight, May 30 - June 27, 2015. With music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin , book by Jeremy Sams and Robert Hudson , A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS is based on the novel by P.G. Wodehouse and the play by Wodehouse and Ian Hay .

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  2. The CJO Chamber Ensemble presents old favorites in new waysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

    For every cutting-edge artist breaking new boundaries, there's another working in a well-worn but creative style. But this year's program by the CJO Chamber Ensemble, a 10-piece group pulled from the 20-piece Charleston Jazz Orchestra, is an intriguing mix of both.

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  3. The Nash Sets June LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    June is getting Jazzy as The Nash's calendar heats up for the summer. The jazz club brings some new groups to the venue including Rachel Eckroth performing with Holly Pyle, Sloth Moth for First Friday and the fascinating Nautabot.

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  4. World-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra to Perform on June 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Patch.com

    Get your jive shoes on and tap to the beat as the Big Band era returns to The Holmstad. The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at The Holmstad on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7 p.m. The Holmstad is a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community administered by Covenant Retirement Communities.

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  5. Photo Call: First Look at Terrence Mann in Les Miz at Connecticut Repertory TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Playbill

    Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series, a presentation of the three popular musicals - Les Miserables, Peter Pan and Xanadu - kicks off May 28 with Les Miz featuring Tony nominee Terrence Mann , among other Broadway stars. The series runs through July 19. Les Misrables , the classic story of broken dreams and passions set in 19th century France, is also directed by Mann.

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  6. Ballet meets orchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    Nigel Burgoine, founder and artistic director for the Ballet Theatre of Toledo, calls the debut with the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra, 'a delightful collaboration.' THE BLADE When Ballet Theatre of Toledo dancers make their performing debut with the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra during its spring concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, it well could be the start of a fairy tale relationship - happy ending and all.

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  7. Above the bar, below the legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Diego Reader

    Aw come on, you mean the movie where Gene Kelly - with a glow-ree-us feelin' - kick-splashes puddles, spins that black umbrella, glides with gymnastic grace, and joy-hangs from the side of a lamp-post didn't win the Academy Award for 1952? Plus Donald O'Connor making 'em laugh for all eternity, and 19-year-old Debbie Reynolds hoofing with such classy hoofers - and it still didn't win? And American in Paris did? The original movie's so iconic that when performed on stage, even in a competent production by San Diego Musical Theatre, it looks mortal. Having to make big set changes, instead of the fluidity of the film, is a factor, also the jumpy book and its threadbare through-line, based on the Betty Comden/Adolph Green's screenplay.

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  8. Latitudes: The Music You Must Hear In MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Public Radio

    One of the biggest pleasures of listening to global music is hearing artists wed the past, present and future - especially as they create smart, innovative juxtapositions of elements you might think have no musical or cultural commonalities. And this month's roundup is full of those kinds of surprises.

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  9. Terrence Mann Reprises His Les Miz Role Starting Tonight in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Playbill

    Connecticut Repertory Theatre's Nutmeg Summer Series, a presentation of the three popular musicals - Les Miserables, Peter Pan and Xanadu - kicks off May 28 with Les Miz featuring Tony nominee Terrence Mann , among other Broadway stars. The series runs through July 19. Les Misrables , the classic story of broken dreams and passions set in 19th century France, is also directed by Mann.

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  10. It's jazz time againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Stuff.co.nz

    Despite not being on the best terms with Wellington's Jazz Police jazz is one of my great loves - as a reviewer that means, unfortunately, you sometimes have to say that something didn't live up to the hype, or didn't deliver on the night. And local jazz fans and players don't like that - because they want their discount tickets to as many international acts as possible; if you say the guy or girl on the night didn't deliver it might mean we don't get as many shows.

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  11. On his 100th birthday, Herman Wouka s guidebook to Judaism still a classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Religion News Service

    Herman Wouk, author of "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Winds of War," among other novels, celebrated his 100th birthday Wednesday . The good news is that he is still writing.

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  12. Westfield Library presents MRB Jazz Project on June 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Jersey Journal

    The MRB Jazz Project of Union, will perform at the Westfield Memorial Library on Wednesday, June 10 at 7 p.m., in the Meeting Room. The Library is located at 550 East Broad St., Westfield.

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  13. Final show of the season storms onto stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Thalian Association is finishing up its mainstage season with the classic musical Singin' in the Rain . Many people know the story because of the famous movie of the same name starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Conner and Debbie Reynolds that was released in 1952.

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  14. San Diego Musical Theatre Tackles "Singing In The Rain" Under Sun Drenched Sky'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Examiner.com

    No one can accuse San Diego Musical Theatre of staging just oft seen musicals. "Singin' In The Rain" based on the 1952 MGM Film of the same name with screen play and adaptation by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed is one of those 'oldies' but goodies that starred Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds.

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  15. Adg Film Society and American Cinematheque to Screen an American in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Art Directors Guild Film Society and American Cinematheque will present a screening of the Academy Award-winning classic musical An American in Paris , starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron and showcasing Oscar-winning concept artist/costume designer Irene Sharaff , Art Director E. Preston Ames and MGM's Supervising Art Director Cedric Gibbons, on Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 PM at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. This will be the second program of the ADG Film Society's 2015 "Confessions of a Production Designer" Series, sponsored by The Hollywood Reporter .

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  16. MFA presents summer concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Escape the heat with cool summer concerts in the Marly Room at the Museum of Fine Art, 255 Beach Drive NE. Concerts in the series will be presented at 2 p.m. on select Sundays.

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  17. Count Basie Orchestra proves it is one class act with Wellington showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    American musicians, having no royalty, took to the knack of awarding, rather tongue-in-cheek, sobriquet titles. Thus we had Michael Jackson "King of Pop", Bessie Smith "Empress" of the blues, Elvis "King of Rock 'n' Roll", Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington and of course William "Count" Basie.

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  18. Free things to do: dancing, Summer Blast, sensory-based toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | TwinCities

    Bridget Lamb, who said her public dance experience was a little awkward at first, but "eventually I stopped caring. Total liberation," participates in a "Don't You Feel It Too?" session in downtown Minneapolis on Friday, July 12, 2014.

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  19. Summit's Dan Rufolo, a rising star in the world of jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Jersey Journal

    SUMMIT - When Dan Rufolo was 4, his uncle began teaching him how to play piano - funny thing, though, all he wanted to play was jazz. "I was always interested in jazz and didn't want to play anything else," he said during a recent phone interview.

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  20. Jazz trumpeter Bobby Shew to perform at Elmhurst CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Herald

    Internationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter and recording artist Bobby Shew will perform a special concert with the Elmhurst College Jazz Band Friday, May 29. Internationally acclaimed jazz trumpeter and recording artist Bobby Shew will perform a special concert with the Elmhurst College Jazz Band Friday, May 29, the night before the college awards Shew an honorary degree during its 144th commencement ceremony. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Mill Theatre, 253 Walter St., Elmhurst.

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